Yesterday, while walking I was thinking about how we ‘feed’ our earthly bodies to provide it with fuel, vitamins and minerals to keep it healthy, and how we exercise it to keep it strong and functional. We know that if we slack off in any of these areas, then our bodies will deteriorate and illness will set it.
So what then of the other part of our bodies that we may not be aware of, such as our emotional, Mental and spiritual body, our Soul?
Though most may feel it is a separate entity and in a way it is, however, when in this earthly vehicle it is intimately woven into every fibre of our being, it is after all the life force that pumps our heart and lungs, in affect giving us life.
Our Spiritual or Etherical bodies then, also require the same mindful attention that we give our physical bodies. We must feed them, care for them, exercise them daily to maintain a healthy self.
How do we do this, when time for most people is an issue, how can we fit 5 more self care things to our daily routine ?
What are our 5 a day supplements for the soul?
Deprogramming our mental body creates a ripple affect throughout all of our spiritual and physical bodies, so it makes sense to focus there at the source. We do this by changing how we think and we do that by changing the language we use about our stories and in our daily conversations.
Daily Affirmations have been proven to bring about sustainable changes in peoples thinking which in turn changes how they feel about things and brings about physical healing as they release old programming and free up the energy blocks that held them in the loop of pain.
In my FB group I post a daily affirmation which many have commented on how they help them, but, is one affirmation a day enough to break down stubborn blocks?
Some people struggle with affirmations if it is too far out of their belief, for example: For someone who struggles with weight issues, repeating, ‘ I am slender and healthy’, when they can see/feel this is not so and far away from their ultimate goal, may not bring about results as they desire as their ego mind will step in with doubt. By changing the wording slightly to, ‘I choose to make healthy choices daily’, we can appease the ego and changes begin to occur, confidence builds and before you know it the original mantra comes into play.
One of my favourite sayings around affirmations is, ‘Fake it till you make it’. Like with all programming, the more you are subjected to its vibration the more it embeds and overwrites the old programme.
Positive quotes have the same affect in a more subtle way, metaphor brings a sense of awareness without the ego going into defence mode.
Why not fast track, take that hose and super blast those neurons clean with 5 affirmations or positive quotes that stir your soul to reach its highest potential?
Here are 5 affirmations to try.
- I choose to forgive those who have harmed me in my past and peacefully detach from them.
- I choose to be the architect of my life; I build its foundation and choose its contents.
- Today, I am brimming with energy and overflowing with joy.
- My body is healthy; my mind is brilliant; my soul is tranquil.
- I am beyond reacting to negative thoughts and low actions.
And here are 5 Quotes to try
“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton
“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” – Dr. Wayne W Dyer
“Today is a new beginning, a chance to turn your failures into achievements & your sorrows into so goods. No room for excuses.” – Joel Brown
“An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.” – Brian Tracy
“We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” – Robin Sharma
As you read through these affirmations and quotes, sit with each one, repeat it out loud and inwardly. How does it feel? What are your thoughts, feelings, memories, hopes?
What is your favourite affirmation or quote?
With Autumn comes the shedding of the old, harvesting the yield of the summer to feast on its bounty and to prepare for new growth in the spring.
May the Equinoxal tides carry you towards the shore of your highest potential.